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Trachytherus mendocensis

Mammalia - Notoungulata - Mesotheriidae

Taxonomy
Trachytherus mendocensis was named by Simpson and Minoprio (1949). Its type specimen is MNHM 2494 PV, a set of teeth (right P2-3, M1, part of M2; left P2-M1), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Mariño Formation, which is in an Oligocene/Miocene terrestrial sandstone in the Mariño Formation of Argentina.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1949Trachytherus mendocensis Simpson and Minoprio
1962Trachytherus mendocensis Simpson et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderNotoungulata
suborderTypotheriaZittel 1892
familyMesotheriidaeAlston 1876
genusTrachytherusAmeghino 1889
speciesmendocensis

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available